Acts 8:20
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English Standard Version
But Peter said to him, “May your silver perish with you, because you thought you could obtain the gift of God with money!

King James Bible
But Peter said unto him, Thy money perish with thee, because thou hast thought that the gift of God may be purchased with money.

American Standard Version
But Peter said unto him, Thy silver perish with thee, because thou hast thought to obtain the gift of God with money.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Keep thy money to thyself, to perish with thee, because thou hast thought that the gift of God may be purchased with money.

English Revised Version
But Peter said unto him, Thy silver perish with thee, because thou hast thought to obtain the gift of God with money.

Webster's Bible Translation
But Peter said to him, Thy money perish with thee, because thou hast thought that the gift of God may be purchased with money.

Weymouth New Testament
"Perish your money and yourself," replied Peter, "because you have imagined that you can obtain God's free gift with money!

Acts 8:20 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Perish with thee (σὺν σοὶ εἴη εἰς ἀπώλειαν)

Lit., be along with thee unto destruction. Destruction overtake thy money and thyself.

Acts 8:20 Parallel Commentaries

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Thy.

Acts 1:18 Now this man purchased a field with the reward of iniquity; and falling headlong, he burst asunder in the middle...

Deuteronomy 7:26 Neither shall you bring an abomination into your house, lest you be a cursed thing like it: but you shall utterly detest it...

Joshua 7:24,25 And Joshua, and all Israel with him, took Achan the son of Zerah, and the silver, and the garment, and the wedge of gold, and his sons...

2 Kings 5:26,27 And he said to him, Went not my heart with you, when the man turned again from his chariot to meet you? Is it a time to receive money...

Daniel 5:17 Then Daniel answered and said before the king, Let your gifts be to yourself, and give your rewards to another...

Habakkuk 2:9,10 Woe to him that covets an evil covetousness to his house, that he may set his nest on high...

Zechariah 5:4 I will bring it forth, said the LORD of hosts, and it shall enter into the house of the thief...

Matthew 27:3-5 Then Judas, which had betrayed him, when he saw that he was condemned, repented himself...

1 Timothy 6:9 But they that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts...

James 5:3 Your gold and silver is corroded; and the rust of them shall be a witness against you, and shall eat your flesh as it were fire...

2 Peter 2:14-17 Having eyes full of adultery, and that cannot cease from sin; beguiling unstable souls...

Revelation 18:15 The merchants of these things, which were made rich by her, shall stand afar off for the fear of her torment, weeping and wailing,

thou.

Acts 8:22 Repent therefore of this your wickedness, and pray God, if perhaps the thought of your heart may be forgiven you.

Deuteronomy 15:9 Beware that there be not a thought in your wicked heart, saying, The seventh year, the year of release, is at hand...

2 Kings 5:15,16 And he returned to the man of God, he and all his company, and came, and stood before him: and he said, Behold...

Proverbs 15:26 The thoughts of the wicked are an abomination to the LORD: but the words of the pure are pleasant words.

Matthew 15:19 For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies:

the gift.

Acts 2:38 Then Peter said to them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins...

Acts 10:45 And they of the circumcision which believed were astonished, as many as came with Peter...

Acts 11:17 For as much then as God gave them the like gift as he did to us, who believed on the Lord Jesus Christ; what was I...

Matthew 10:8 Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the dead, cast out devils: freely you have received, freely give.

Cross References
2 Kings 5:16
But he said, "As the LORD lives, before whom I stand, I will receive none." And he urged him to take it, but he refused.

Isaiah 55:1
"Come, everyone who thirsts, come to the waters; and he who has no money, come, buy and eat! Come, buy wine and milk without money and without price.

Daniel 5:17
Then Daniel answered and said before the king, "Let your gifts be for yourself, and give your rewards to another. Nevertheless, I will read the writing to the king and make known to him the interpretation.

Matthew 10:8
Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse lepers, cast out demons. You received without paying; give without pay.

Acts 2:38
And Peter said to them, "Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

Acts 8:19
saying, "Give me this power also, so that anyone on whom I lay my hands may receive the Holy Spirit."

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